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Taoiseach and Mayo native, Enda Kenny, will officially launch the new Home Instead Senior Care office on Monday, June 20. The launch event takes place at 10.00am at the new home care office in Moneen Industrial Estate, Castlebar.
After almost two months in business, the Home Instead Senior Care office in Castlebar has announced a new appointment to the team, Sue McMillan, Home Care manager.
Galway people are being asked to support a major annual fundraiser being run by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.
The important role that members of the public can play in healthcare research will be one of the key issues discussed at an event being held in the city next week.
"When I started eight weeks ago as a 36-year-old, father of two, with a demanding career and a diet that had mostly consisted of high sugar and high carbohydrate foods, I had allowed myself reach a whopping 22.8 stone.
My name is Roger O'Sullivan and over the past six weeks I have dramatically changed my life expectancy.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has launched its General Election 2016 campaign ‘Vote to Remember’ as it reveals the numbers set to develop dementia nationally will jump by 11 people a day to 68,000 by the end of the next Government. Currently there are people in 1,835 Mayo living with dementia, by the end of the next government that will have increased to 2,569.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been working closely with the Department of Health on Marian House for the last number of months. There is no danger of Marian House closing and HIQA will work with the facility to extend deadlines until funding is secured for the facility. This had been communicated to the management on a number of occasions, said a spokesperson for the Taoiseach this week.
A fundraiser spearheaded by a Co Galway woman who lost her mother to dementia has raised €4,000 for a local Alzheimer charity.
Bluebird Care Galway has once again been awarded the international quality standard ISO 9001:2008. Maintaining a stringent process of quality auditing over the last three years, Managing Director Sean Lyons described the award as “setting a new standard for homecare in Ireland.”